Internet users would do well to be extra careful when attempting to use public Wi-Fi hotspots in Europe, as hackers and cyber crooks have lately ramped up their efforts to steal personal and financial data sent over these unsecure networks.
Some 300,000 confirmed - but most likely many more - small office/home office (SOHO) routers have been compromised and their DNS settings changed to use two IP addresses in London, effectively allowing yet unknown attackers to perform Man-in-the-Middle attacks.
D-Link announced that it is now shipping the world’s first portable 11AC router, the Wi-Fi AC750 Portable Router and Charger (DIR-510L).
Tripwire has analyzed the security provided by the most popular wireless routers used in many small and home offices and found that 80 percent of Amazon’s top 25 best-selling SOHO wireless router models have security vulnerabilities.
As Linksys (i.e. parent company Belkin) announced they were aware of "TheMoon" malware targeting its older routers and that they are working on a firmware fix, more details about the worm in question have been shared by researchers.